Each day dads are investing money, time and skills in their own kids and the community as a whole, making them a paradigm of philanthropy. So why not honor your dad for the positive impact he is making in your life and the lives of those around you by giving back?
I am looking forward to engaging in this election season as a voter, not as a Republican or a Democrat, but as a young American who wants both parties to keep young people -- America's future -- a top priority.
Eva Grover died Friday. Thousands of children who felt her love will miss her. Thousands more poor kids in the Waterville area who never met and will never know Grover will benefit from her love nonetheless.
It's not just the heroic servicemen and women who have fought on foreign soils that should be honored this Veteran's Day. The family members who stay behind to keep the home fires burning are also heroes.
There are smart investments the federal government can make that will create jobs, guarantee a return on taxpayer investment and power organizations that find cost effective approaches to social challenges. National service is one of them.